Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. TRUY-DO  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a diminutive of the given name Thouroude, a medieval French form of the Norse name Torvald. This name has been borne by two Canadian prime ministers, Pierre Elliott Trudeau (1919-2000) and his son Justin Trudeau (1971-).


Entry updated May 29, 2020